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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 98

The Hugh V. Feldman Collections of United States R
Mid-Western States (K-S Routes)

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4534
Symbol:

image (Kansas & Pacific Railroad) K. & P. R.R., Silver Lake, Apr 6 1878. Blue station double-circle ties 1¢ blue (156) on orange Western Union Telegraph printed cover to Silver Lake, Kansas, Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate; $150 - 200.

The Telegraph Office was in Silver Lake Railway Depot where the Station Agent cancelled the adhesive with the railway station handstamp.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 110.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4535
Symbol:
Cat No: 625-S-Unlisted

image (Lake Shore & Michigan Southern Railway) L.S. & M.S. Ry., Hamburg, Jun 13, 1877. Blue station oval with matching target cancel on 3¢ green (158) on cover to Decatur, Mich., F.-V.F. and rare unlisted Michigan station oval.
Towle No. 625-S-Unlisted; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 160.00
Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:11:04 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4536
Symbol:
Cat No: 522-B-2

image (Lexington & Covington Railroad) Kentucky Central R.R., Apr 20. Route agent cds cancels 3¢ red (U9) Nesbitt entire to Keene, Ky., Very Fine and choice, Rarity VIII, ex-Wyer, Towle and Hannen.
Towle No. 522-B-2; Estimate $300 - 400.

Envelope put onto Route 9524 on April 20th circa 1859 carried south to Nicholasville for Keene.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 220.00
Sold...US$ 220.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:11:43 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4537
Symbol:
Cat No: 561-V-1

image (Little Miami, Xenia & Columbus Railroad) Little M. X. & C. R.R., June 18. Blue route agent cds cancels 3¢ red (U2) buff Nesbitt entire to St. Mary's, Ohio, Very Fine, Rarity IX, This is the Towle Listing Example, ex-Wyer, Towle.
Towle No. 561-V-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

AN EXCEPTIONALLY RARE LITTLE MIAMI RAILROAD ROUTE AGENT CDS.

Envelope put onto Route 9177 on June 18th circa 1857 west to Xenia for transfer onto Route 9306 for Springfield. Transferred 77 miles northward to St. Mary's.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 475.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4538
Symbol:
Cat No: 561-D-1

image (Little Miami, Xenia & Columbus Railroad) Little Miami R.R., Jul 3. Red cds and matching slanted "5" rating handstamp on folded letter from Cincinnati, Oh. to Columbus, Oh., Very Fine, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 561-D-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto Route 2234 for 84 miles north to Springfield. Transferred to the 42112 post road east for Columbus. The Columbia & Xenia railroad not being completed until December 1850.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 120.00
Sold...US$ 120.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:12:29 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4539
Symbol:
Cat No: 656-D-1

image (Logansport to Peoria) Peoria & Logansport R.R., Sep 28. Route agent cds cancels 1¢ Postal Card (UX3) datelined "El Paso, Sept 27th/75" to Pekin, Ill.; closed spindle hole, otherwise Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 656-D-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 23027 and carried 23 miles west to Peoria for transfer to Pekin.

The Route Agent service between Logansport, Indiana and Peoria, Illinois was performed over the course of two contracts in 1875. Route 22013 between Logansport and the Indiana State Line by the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati & St. Louis of 61 miles at $4,575 a year and State Line to Peoria on Route 23027. The latter was 228¾ miles State Line to Warsaw at $16,612 a year with the Toledo, Peoria & Warsaw Rail Road. The service was for a daily trip excluding Sundays.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 100.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4540
Symbol:
Cat No: 524-S-1

image (Louisville & Frankfort R.R.-Lexington & Frankfort R.R.) Lou. & Fran. & Lex. & Fran. R.R., Croppers, May 7. Blue large balloon-style station cds ties 3¢ rose (65) on gray cover with letter datelined "Mulberry Manse May 2d, Wednesday" circa 1862 to University of Virginia, redirected to Warrenton with manuscript "Ford 3" rating; small stamp and cover faults, Fine and rare Kentucky station cds.
Towle No. 524-S-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Letter from Mulberry Manse May 2d circa 1862 and put onto route 9704 at Croppers. Carried 47 miles east to Lexington for transfer to Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. Redirected to Warrenton with 3¢ due.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 220.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4541
Symbol:
Cat No: 524-S-4

image (Louisville & Frankfort R.R.-Lexington & Frankfort R.R.) Lou. & Fran. & Lex. & Fran., R.R., O'Bannon, Oct 15. Bold strike of blue route agent cds ties 3¢ pink (64), vibrant color, on immaculate small cover to Mount Sterling Ky.; 3¢ trivial pulled perf, Very Fine and rare Kentucky Station, Rarity VII, with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Towle No. 524-S-4; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:13:38 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4542
Symbol:
Cat No: 524-S-1, S-2, S-5

image (Louisville to Lexington Railroad) Station Agents: Croppers, Ducker and Spring Station. Group of three covers comprising "Lou. Fran. & Lex. & Fran. R.R., Ducker" blue station balloon-cds (524-S-2, VIII, ex-Atkins, Towle) on #26 cover, "Lou. Fran. & Lex. & Fran. R.R., Croppers" blue station balloon-cds (524-S-1, VII, ex-Bischel, Hannen) on 3¢ #65 civil war patriotic cover; and "Lou. Fran. & Lex. & Fran. R.R., Spring Station" blue station balloon-cds (524-S-5, VI, ex-Towle) on 3¢ Nesbit #U10 buff entire; mixed condition, Fine and rare group.
Towle No. 524-S-1, S-2, S-5; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 270.00
Sold...US$ 270.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:14:05 EST
Sold For 270

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4543
Symbol:
Cat No: 524-S unlisted

image (Louisville, Cincinnati & Lexington R.R.) Lou. Cin & Lex. R.R., Croppers, Ky. Oct 15, 1878. Postal card datelined "Croppers Depot, Oct 15, 1878" to Emminence, Ky.; corner crease, F.-V.F. and unlisted station oval.
Towle No. 524-S unlisted; Estimate $150 - 200.

Carried on Route 20003 westward 7 miles to Eminence. This oval form unrecorded by Towle.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 110.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4544
Symbol:
Cat No: 524-S-unlisted

image (Louisville, Cincinnati & Lexington R.R.) Lou. Cin & Lex. R.R., Ducker, Ky., Jul 17, 1878. Blue double-circle cds cancels 1¢ postal card (UX5) datelined "Ducker June the 17 1878" to Eminence, Ky. carried west 31 miles west on Route 20003, F.-V.F. and unique Kentucky station marking.
Towle No. 524-S-unlisted; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 100.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4545
Symbol:
Cat No: 524-A-1

image (Louisville, Frankfort & Lexington Railroad) Louisville & Frankfort R.R., Mar 13. Route agent cds cancels 3¢ red (U10) buff Nesbitt entire to Paris, Kentucky, Very Fine, ex-Wyer.
Towle No. 524-A-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto Route 8202 on March 13th circa 1855 and carried to Lexington for the 17 mile post road to Paris.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 150.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4546
Symbol:
Cat No: 524-B-1

image (Louisville, Frankfort & Lexington Railroad) Louisville & Lexington R.R., Jul 9. Bold strike of route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11), margins to in, deep shade, on buff cover to Lexington Ky., Very Fine, Rarity VI.
Towle No. 524-B-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 8202 on July 9th circa 1855 and carried east to Lexington.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 130.00
Sold...US$ 130.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:17:03 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4547
Symbol:
Cat No: 525-S-2

image (Louisville, Nashville, Lexington & Frankfort Railroad) Smith's Grove, L. & N. R.R., Jul 13 1870. Clear strike of cds on circa 1869 yellow cover bearing 3¢ ultramarine (114) tied by circular cancel to Greenville Ala.; reduced at left, F.-V.F. and scarce Kentucky station, Rarity V.
Towle No. 525-S-2; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 9504 at Smith's Grove located 85 miles north of Nashville for forwarding via Chattanooga and Atlanta to Greenville, Alabama.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 110.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4548
Symbol:
Cat No: 565-A-1

image (Mad River & Lake Erie Railroad) Mad Riv & Lak. Erie R.R., Sep 27. Blue cds ties 3¢ orange brown (10) four margins, bright color, on circa 1851 blue folded cover to Cincinnati, Ohio; central file fold, Very Fine and scarce, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 565-A-1; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 210.00
Sold...US$ 210.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:17:45 EST
Sold For 210

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4549
Symbol:
Cat No: 565-A-2

image (Mad River & Lake Erie Railroad) Mad Riv & Lak. Erie R.R. Blue route agent cds without date and matching "FREE" cancel on 3¢ orange brown (10), bright shade, four margins, on blue folded letter datelined "Bellefontaine Oct 28 1851" to Sandusky, Ohio; edge tear at left, Very Fine and choice railroad use.
Towle No. 565-A-2; Estimate $400 - 600.

Carried 97 miles north on Route 10234 to Sandusky.
Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 350.00
Sold...US$ 350.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:18:12 EST
Sold For 350

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4550
Symbol:
Cat No: 565-A-2

image (Mad River & Lake Erie Railroad) Mad Riv & Lak. Erie R.R., Feb 25. Blue route agent cds and matching slanted "10" rating handstamp on 1850 folded letter to Nacogdoches, Texas; tape stain at top, Fine, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 565-A-2; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 10234 and carried south to Springfield for transfer to Cincinnati. Sent onward by steamboat route to New Orleans for Nacogdoches, Texas.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 110.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4555
Symbol:
Cat No: SP-15

image (Michigan Central) "Rail Road, Way". Oval postmark and matching "Detroit, Mich. Jan 22" duplex with four-rings cancel ties 3¢ rose (65) on cover to Utica N.Y.; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine and scarce.
Towle No. SP-15; Estimate $300 - 400.

Applied to inbound mail at Detroit Post Office on letters received from Michigan Central or Detroit & Milwaukee R.R.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 210.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4556
Symbol:
Cat No: SP-15

image (Michigan Central) "Rail Road, Way". Clear strike of Detroit oval handstamp on cover with matching "Detroit, Mich. Jan 6" duplex with circular grid cancel ties 3¢ red, grilled (94) to Painesville Oh., 1869 docketing on reverse; minor cover faults, still a Very Fine strike of this scarce marking, ex-Graham.
Towle No. SP-15; Estimate $200 - 300.

Applied to inbound mail at Detroit Post Office on letters received from Michigan Central or Detroit & Milwaukee R.R.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 130.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4557
Symbol:
Cat No: 610-A-1

image (Michigan Central Railroad) Mic. Central R.R. Mic., May 5. Perfect strike of route agent's cds ties 5¢ red brown (1) bright shade, huge margins to clear including part of three adjoining stamps, on orange buff cover to Howell Mich., fresh and Very Fine, Rarity VII, ex Moody, Jack Dick, Rust, Boker and Gross.
Towle No. 610-A-1; Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

A STUNNING RAILROAD USE BEARING THE 5¢ 1847 ISSUE GRACING MANY OF THE GREAT 1847 ISSUE COLLECTIONS OF THE PAST.

Put onto Route 3702 on May 5th circa 1850 and carried to Ann Arbor for the 28 mile post road to Howell.
Est. $3,000-4,000 (Image)

Est. $3,000-4,000

Opening US$ 2,500.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4558
Symbol:
Cat No: 610-A-1

image (Michigan Central Railroad) Mic. Central R.R. Mic., Jun 9. Sharp strike of route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A) four margins, bright and fresh, on 1853 light blue folded cover to Detroit, Mich.; stamp additionally affixed with wax, Extremely Fine and choice railroad use.
Towle No. 610-A-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto Route 3703 on June 9th circa 1854 and carried east to Detroit.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 230.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4559
Symbol:
Cat No: 610-A-1

image (Michigan Central Railroad) Mic. Central R.R., Mic. Oct 24. Route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A) on buff cover to Lockport N.Y., Very Fine, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 610-A-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

The first contract with the Michigan Central Rail Road was in July 1841 for the first 30 miles of the route between Detroit and Ypsilanti. It was not until 1852 that the full 282½ miles was completed to Chicago and contracted as Route 3703 at $28,250 a year for a daily service excluding Sundays.

Put onto the Michigan Central on the course of Route 3703 for Detroit.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 170.00
Sold...US$ 170.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:21:46 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4560
Symbol:
Cat No: 610-A-1

image (Michigan Central Railroad) Mic. Central R.R., Mic., Sep 17. Nice strike of route agent cds ties 3¢ orange brown (10A) on buff cover to Howell, Michigan, Very Fine and choice, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 610-A-1; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 210.00
Sold...US$ 210.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:22:13 EST
Sold For 210

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4561
Symbol:
Cat No: 559-C-1

image (Michigan Southern Railroad) Mich. Southern R.R., Jun 4. Bold blue route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), additional pencil cancel on buff cover to Elkhart, Indiana; stamp oxidized, a Very Fine strike, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 559-C-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto Route 13018 on June 4th circa 1855 carried on the route to Elkhart located 101 miles east of Chicago and 143 miles west of Toledo.

The first contract with the Michigan Southern Rail Road was in July 1848 on the 68 miles of completed track between Monroe and Hillsdale. By 1854 the line had merged with the Northern Indiana & Chicago and renamed the Michigan Southern & Northern Indiana Rail Road. In July 1854, Route 13018 of 242 miles was contracted between Toledo and Chicago at $36,300 a year for a twice daily service excluding Sundays. The Route Agent's date stamps continued to be worded for the Michigan Southern.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 400.00
Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:22:54 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4562
Symbol:
Cat No: 805-A-2

image (Pacific Railroad) Pacific Railroad, Jun 30. Complete strike of cds on 3¢ red (U9) Nesbitt entire to St. Louis Mo.; flap missing and edge flaws, stain at lower right, Fine and rare, Rarity IX.
Towle No. 805-A-2; Estimate $500 - 750.

Envelope put onto Route 9030 on June 30th circa 1858 and carried east to St. Louis. Route Agents were not appointed until 30th June 1857 and served until 30th June 1859.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:23:28 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4563
Symbol:
Cat No: 567-M-1

image (Sandusky, Mansfield & Newark Railroad) "S M & N RR O, Oct 2". Manuscript route agent postmark with matching ms. cancel ties 3¢ orange brown (10A), full margins to just touched, on folded letter datelined "Mount Vernon Oct 2nd 1851" to Sandusky, Ohio; vertical file fold, F.-V.F. and rare.
Towle No. 567-M-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto Route 9142 to be carried 91 miles north to Sandusky.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 270.00
Sold...US$ 270.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:23:52 EST
Sold For 270

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4564
Symbol:
Cat No: 572-A-1

image (Scioto & Hocking Valley Railroad) Scioto & Hock. Val. R.R., Mar 26. Fine strike cancels 3¢ red (U10) buff Nesbitt entire to Burlington, Ohio; minor restoration, rare and Very Fine appearance, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 572-A-1; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 190.00
Sold...US$ 190.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:24:25 EST
Sold For 190
Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4565
Symbol:
Cat No: 456-A-1

image (St. Louis & Iron Mountain Railroad) Iron Mountain R.R., May 11. Route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (26) on orange cover to Cleveland, Ohio, insignificant flap defect, F.-V.F., Rarity X, ex-Wyer.
Towle No. 456-A-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

THIS IS THE UNIQUE EXAMPLE OF THE RAILROAD ROUTE AGENT HANDSTAMP. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 425.00
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:24:45 EST
Sold For 425


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